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Confederate (CSV)


W. H. Parker

(1828 - 1900)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as a Private in Company H, 13th Georgia Infantry on 8 July 1861 in Griffin, GA.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg, MD on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was captured on Maryland Heights near Harpers Ferry, VA on 7 July 1864. He was a prisoner at Elmira, NY until transferred to James River, VA for exchange on 10 March 1865. He was surrendered at Tallahassee, FL on 10 May and paroled at Albany, GA on 14 May 1865.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records,1 online from fold3, and Henderson,2 both as W.H. Parker; one Federal record has him as W.H.H. Parker. His gravesite is on Findagrave.




11/21/1900; burial in Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, GA


1   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 28547]

2   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 28548]